Finland to start its Presidency of the Council of Europe

Source: UM.fi – Ulkoministeriö (Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland)

Finland’s Presidency of the Council of Europe will start on 21 November 2018. Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland will visit Finland on 8 November.

During his visit, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland will meet Minister for Foreign Affairs Timo Soini, President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö and Speaker of Parliament Paula Risikko.

Finland’s Presidency will emphasise the Council of Europe’s work to promote human rights and the rule of law and to reinforce the rules-based international system.

(Read more at UM.fi – Ulkoministeriö (Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland))

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